India’s veteran seamer, Jhulan Goswami became the joint highest wicket-taker in the history of the ICC Women’s World Cup on Thursday. Indian seamer now has the joint-most number of wickets in the ICC Women’s World Cup. She equalled the tally of 39 wickets with Lyn Fullstone, taken in the showpiece event.
Lyn Fullstone of Australia also has the same number of wickets. Jhulan Goswami reached the landmark in the match against New Zealand on Thursday. She took the 39th wicket in the last over of the innings against New Zealand. Goswami returned with figures of 1 for 41 in 9 overs.
Jhulan Goswami made her ODI international debut on 6th January 2002 against England. He has been a vital cog in the Indian team across formats. In her illustrious career, Goswami has managed to pick 245 wickets in 195 one-day internationals. Besides, she has also managed to claim 44 wickets in 12 Tests. As far as T20 internationals are concerned, the Indian seamer has 56 wickets in 68 matches.
Jhulan Goswami also bowled well in the last game against Pakistan as well. She picked 2 wickets for just 26 runs in 10 overs. India won the first game by a big margin of 107 runs. However, they are currently in big trouble in the ongoing match against New Zealand.
New Zealand batted first and managed to score a huge 260-run total in the first innings. In pursuit of that score, India are currently at 127 for 6. Harmanpreet Kaur is unbeaten on 33 off 42 balls. At the time of writing, India need 134 runs in 80 balls.